Orillia & Lake Country is surrounded by lakes and waterways. If you are a fishing enthusiast than this is the place you will want to be.

In the summer enjoy the morning sunrise and cast a line off the end of the dock, or troll your boat around the many lakes and rivers that this area has to offer. Then come back and visit us in the winter, when Orillia & Lake Country becomes the host to many anglers and their ice fishing huts.

We are located along the Trent Severn waterway, which can take you to Sparrow Lake, along the Severn River and then over the lift locks at Big Chute into Gloucester Pool. Drop a line in Bass Lake, the Narrows or Lake St. John, the choices are endless. This area is host to several fishing tournaments throughout the year where top competitors are drawn in. Visit the Festivals and Events section for more information.

This Fishing Brochure and Ice Fishing Brochure include a large variety of Simcoe County wide fishing areas and information on the area, safety, guidelines and much more you need to know to be prepared to fish Orillia & Lake Country! Along with the large area, endless opportunities to fish and many species to catch, there are many regulations, fishing limits, advice and rules to also be familiar with before heading out, visit the Ministry of Natural Resources for all information.

Welcome to fishing in Orillia & Lake Country! See where to go from the big lakes to the hidden gems to find the best spots for all types of anglers.

Check out these tips for spring fishing and where to find many different species in Orillia & Lake Country waters, including perch, lake trout, whitefish and more.

Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned angler, Orillia & Lake Country is a premier winter destination for ice fishing. Discover what species you’ll find in the waters of Lakes Couchiching and Simcoe and the baits to bring in the big ones!

Before heading out on the ice, make sure you are prepared with the right tools and knowledge to stay safe and enjoy a day fishing.